A Michele Conti scratchbuilt 1:12 scale model Mercedes-Benz W196, Italian, mid 1950s

Summary

  • Type 
    Toys & Games
  • Lot number 
    139
  • Location

Description

kerbside model, signed Conti. M to the underside, produced in the mid 1950s by the renowned model maker, shaped body of hand formed metal, originally hammered out by Conti over his master wooden body buck, with articulated steering, wheels with rubber tyres, the cockpit with leather seat, steering wheel loose, the body finished in silver coloured Grand Prix race livery, 35cm long.